Nicholas Lemann

Independent Journalist


Opinion Articles & Editorials Written By Nicholas Lemann

DateArticle NameLocation
10/29/15How the South Won the Civil Warnewyorker.com
When the Confederate States of America seceded, the response of the United States of America was firm: dissolving the Union was impermissible. By contrast, it took a few more years for the United States to resolve the question of whether it would permit slavery within its own borders, and it took more than a century for the U.S. to enforce civil rights and voting rights for all its citizens. This was mainly because of the South’s political power. In order to become the richest and most powerful country in the world, the Uni...